Milliken & Company finalizes Borchers acquisition

January 31st, 2020

Milliken & Company has acquired Borchers Group Limited, a global specialty chemicals company, from The Jordan Company L.P. The transaction officially closed on January 28, 2020. “When great teams come together, big things happen,” said Halsey Cook, Milliken & Company president and CEO. “I’m excited to combine Borchers’ capabilities with Milliken’s long-term view and focus on innovation […]

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Milliken earns Facts® certification for sustainability

October 21st, 2019

Milliken & Company’s Specialty Interiors business has earned the Association for Contract Textiles’ Facts® certification. The Facts certification process analyzes eight core areas—fiber sourcing, safety of materials, water conservation and water quality, energy, recycling practices, air quality in manufacturing and social accountability—to determine whether a textile has met NSF/ANSI 336, a multi-attribute sustainability standard that […]

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Milliken & Company to acquire Polartec from Versa Capital Management

June 14th, 2019

Milliken & Company, a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of textile expertise, announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Polartec LLC, a global brand known for its innovative performance textiles for outdoor and military apparel, from Versa Capital Management LLC. The acquisition is expected to close in […]

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Milliken & Company acquires Andover Healthcare

June 14th, 2019

Milliken & Company, a global innovation company with more than a century of performance and protective textile, specialty chemical and floor covering expertise, has acquired Andover Healthcare, a manufacturer of cohesive bandages and compression systems spanning health care, animal health and sports medicine markets. Joining Milliken Healthcare Products LLC, Milliken & Company’s dedicated health care […]

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Milliken joins Well Living Lab

January 2nd, 2018

Milliken & Company, Spartanburg, S.C., is a founding member of the Well Living Lab, a collaborative research initiative led by Delos and Mayo Clinic dedicated to studying the impacts of our indoor environments on health and wellness. Milliken joins 18 other building science and medical research leaders in coming together to creating healthier spaces in […]

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How textile innovator Milliken & Co. became one of America’s safest companies

December 1st, 2017

Milliken & Co. is known around the globe for its innovations in the manufacturing of specialty chemicals, floor covering, and performance and protective textiles. It’s also one of America’s safest companies. The Spartanburg, S.C.-based company was recently named as one of 13 companies featured in the 2017 America’s Safest Companies list, which recognizes companies that […]

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Milliken & Co. launches new website

November 7th, 2017

Milliken & Company, a global textile technology company, has launched a website designed to highlight the advantages of its newly created Specialty Interiors business. The new site, www.millikenspecialtyinteriors.com, provides an overview of the company’s full range of interior textile service and product offerings in the home, office, health care, hospitality and specialty event markets. Convenient […]

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Milliken names new CEO

December 9th, 2016

Milliken & Co., Spartanburg, S.C., has announced that J. Harold Chandler has been elected its chairman, president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Chandler’s appointment follows the resignation of Joseph M. Salley as president and chief executive officer and member of the board of directors. Chandler has served on Milliken’s board of directors for 14 […]

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